The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 94 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 28 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.51% 1.00% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.06% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 19
Average salary £61,215 £80,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.48% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Solutions Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1745 1505 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.17% 93.77% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1159 1531
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 9 £61,215 - 2
Wilmslow +2 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £60,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (20.83%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) Big Data
5 9 (18.75%) Java
6 8 (16.67%) Mainframe
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco
6 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (14.58%) VMware
7 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (14.58%) SAN
7 7 (14.58%) COBOL
7 7 (14.58%) .NET
8 6 (12.50%) WAN
8 6 (12.50%) NetApp
8 6 (12.50%) Internet
8 6 (12.50%) EMC
8 6 (12.50%) Citrix
8 6 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (12.50%) QA
8 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.50%) SaaS
9 5 (10.42%) CMDB
9 5 (10.42%) Firewall
9 5 (10.42%) LAN
9 5 (10.42%) Middleware
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (6.25%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Route 53
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 6 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Big Data
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) DB2
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) J2EE
2 5 (10.42%) Web Services
2 5 (10.42%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) JSON
3 3 (6.25%) WCF
3 3 (6.25%) WPF
4 2 (4.17%) LINQ
4 2 (4.17%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) JSP
4 2 (4.17%) Servlets
4 2 (4.17%) EJB
4 2 (4.17%) WSDL
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) JDBC
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) XSLT
5 1 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.42%) CMDB
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) Telematics
5 2 (4.17%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Tandem
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) VME
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
4 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.42%) Coaching
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (10.42%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) Service Management
9 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) Android Development
9 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.17%) MVVM
10 2 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
11 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) COBOL
3 4 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CCNP
2 2 (4.17%) CCDP
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
2 2 (4.17%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.08%) GMP
2 1 (2.08%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Cacti
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) nmon
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) EMC
3 6 (12.50%) Citrix
3 6 (12.50%) NetApp
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.33%) ICL
5 4 (8.33%) Fujitsu
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (8.33%) Siebel
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (2.08%) Pega
7 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
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